Would You Be Batman?

#1 Posted by ImTheDamnBatman (3548 posts) - - Show Bio

In exchange for having to watch your family die, would you adopt the wealth, skillset, and city of Batman?

#2 Posted by r3d_rob1n (541 posts) - - Show Bio

Judging by all the good he does in the world you would have to be the most selfish asshole in the world to say no. You also get a Batmobile. Sign me up

#3 Posted by RedOwl_1 (1664 posts) - - Show Bio

I think so

#4 Posted by venomyak (1436 posts) - - Show Bio

@r3d_rob1n: I guess I'm the most selfish asshole in the world.

#5 Posted by r3d_rob1n (541 posts) - - Show Bio

@venomyak: haha don't take it personally

#6 Posted by tim2081 (517 posts) - - Show Bio

@r3d_rob1n said:

Judging by all the good he does in the world you would have to be the most selfish asshole in the world to say no. You also get a Batmobile. Sign me up

How much has Gotham changed? It still seems overrun with supervillains. Anything good and long lasting that Batman does is with money, and you don't need to watch your family die to earn money.

#7 Posted by r3d_rob1n (541 posts) - - Show Bio

@tim2081: I'm not too sure about that. The guy has been in the Justice League, helped out in all major crises, and definitely deterred criminals in Gotham. If this was set in the real world then I'm sure any max security prison would hold any and all psychos that come with the job, and a truly skilled ninja bat fetish hero would keep superstitious punks off the street. Also, inspiring the young to stay in school and out of gangs would be hugely beneficial in the real world. Brazil has their own "Batman" meant to do just this. I'm sure the real thing would do way more good.

Also, it's an opinion. If you don't think Batman does any good in the world, then fine. I'm just saying that by my own code of ethics and beliefs it would be my responsibility to ensure the greatest amount of good for the greatest amount of people, regardless of my own happiness.

#8 Posted by Kallarkz (3295 posts) - - Show Bio

I am Batman

#9 Posted by Avenging-X-Bolt (13643 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm officially the most selfish a$$hole in the world, because I would never sacrifice my innocent family to become Batman. Horrible, horrible me......

#10 Posted by htb106 (1641 posts) - - Show Bio

probably not, I like my family.

You'd also get seriously injured all of the time and have to watch all of your friends get killed as well.

#11 Posted by Onemoreposter (4101 posts) - - Show Bio

Hellz yeah. 'Cept I wouldn't be no punkazz bat-man. I'd be the OwlMan biznitches. Gotham, feel my wrath!

#12 Posted by Soulstealer (825 posts) - - Show Bio

Not a chance. Firstly the world doesn't need another rich guy that doesn't care about poor people which I know I'd invariably become if I became that wealthy. Secondly while I love my parents and would never want anything to happen to them, I'm realistic about my emotional attachments and doubt that I have it in me to dedicate myself to a crusade against the criminal elements of this world in their honor. Also I believe it's Batman's obsession that pushes him to the heights he reaches at times, without it I think he's less and I'd be even less than that with a big heaping pile of self-interest on top.

#13 Posted by InnerVenom123 (29510 posts) - - Show Bio

No.

#14 Posted by rogue_mar1e (19759 posts) - - Show Bio

Nope.

#15 Posted by Jorgevy (5114 posts) - - Show Bio

I like my family and batman doesn't seem to do THAT much good to the world. So no..... If I could keep my family, then totally. A few broken bones are worth putting criminals in jail

#16 Posted by SithLantern93 (2193 posts) - - Show Bio

If McGinnis(Beyond) ofc!

#17 Posted by YoggSaron (812 posts) - - Show Bio

Hell no. As shocking as it may seem, it's not fun to be Batman. It's work, endless, agonizing, life-threatening work. I would rather just enjoy life as it is.

#18 Posted by MasterDetective (855 posts) - - Show Bio

Once I really dreamt that I was Batman. Then I saw a criminal who pulled a gun against me, so I...ran away

So I don't think I could be Batman. BTW, I'm still amazed to see how constructed my dream was...

#19 Posted by X9 (767 posts) - - Show Bio

Oh, guys, please. I bet the ones who said "yes" wouldn't have the courage to do it for real.

No offense.

#20 Posted by Blood1991 (8082 posts) - - Show Bio

Not in this life time.

#21 Posted by DeathpooltheT1000 (12529 posts) - - Show Bio

Being Batman is less cool that it sounds.

#22 Posted by ApatheticAvenger (1594 posts) - - Show Bio
#23 Posted by deadpool6_6_6 (1064 posts) - - Show Bio

when i was a kid i use to go around saying " i'm batman " LOL

#24 Posted by CrimsonCake (2682 posts) - - Show Bio

Pretty much yes,Nobody would actually have the mentality to do that, but I have enough prowess to attempt such a thing.

#25 Posted by PurpleFeather738 (35 posts) - - Show Bio

@SithLantern93: I would be down for that too!

#26 Posted by BlackArmor (6138 posts) - - Show Bio

@Kallarkz said:

I am Batman

beat me to it.....

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